Frequently Asked Surgery and Procedure Questions

Every day, our experienced team of cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and vascular surgeons answer heart health questions from people in the community. You can review a list of Frequently Asked Questions on the topics below, or contact our heart experts to submit your own question.

I have a thoracic aortic aneurysm. What caused it and do I need surgery?

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My husband has an aortic aneurysm that is a little larger this time than the last time they measured it, though it’s not large enough to operate. He is already on blood pressure medication. Is there anything else we should consider?

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I have heart valve disease. Will I need surgery?

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What is an aortic aneurysm, and will I need surgery for it?

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